Troy Peak

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Troy Peak
Troy Peak 1.jpg
Seen from the White River Valley
Highest point
Elevation11,302 ft (3,445 m)  NAVD 88[1]
Prominence4,790 ft (1,460 m) [2]
Coordinates38°19′10″N 115°30′07″W / 38.319350722°N 115.501921761°W / 38.319350722; -115.501921761Coordinates: 38°19′10″N 115°30′07″W / 38.319350722°N 115.501921761°W / 38.319350722; -115.501921761[1]
Troy Peak is located in Nevada
Troy Peak
Troy Peak
LocationNye County, Nevada, U.S.
Parent rangeGrant Range
Topo mapUSGS Troy Canyon
Easiest routeSoutheast ridge: steep hike/scramble

Troy Peak is the highest mountain in the Grant Range in northeastern Nye County, Nevada, United States.[2] It is the thirty-sixth highest mountain in Nevada.[3] Troy Peak also ranks as the third-most topographically prominent peak in Nye County and the fourteenth-most prominent peak in the state.[4] The summit is located 72 miles (116 km) southwest of the city of Ely, within the Grant Range Wilderness of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.

Railroad Valley, looking southwest from the summit of Troy Peak


  1. ^ a b "White Pine Reset". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved 2008-11-24.
  2. ^ a b "Troy Peak, Nevada". Retrieved 2011-05-19.
  3. ^ "Nevada 11,000-foot Peaks". Retrieved 2014-10-22.
  4. ^ "Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence". Retrieved 2014-10-23.

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